Summary and Implications
A natural rosemary extract, FORTIUMTM R20, provides a significant means of protecting color and freshness for pork sausage products.The rosemary extract, used at 2500 ppm, was as effective as commercial antioxidants (BHA/BHT) in fresh pork sausage and was superior to the commercial antioxidants in frozen pork sausage.
Iowa State University
Sebranek, Joseph G.; Sewalt, Vincent J.H.; Robbins, Kristen L.; and Houser, Terry A.
"Antioxidant Effectiveness of Natural Rosemary Extract in Pork Sausage,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 650, ASL R1852.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol650/iss1/11